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 - MARTIN H. WELTMER • '.Martin Hocker Weltmer,...
MARTIN H. WELTMER • '.Martin Hocker Weltmer, eon of the late Christian and- Susannah Weltmer, of the borough of .Palmyra, passed away at his late residence on •West Main street. ,Mr. VYeHm?r Celebrated his 76th birthday on the •14th day of May, and during the past V'year suffered greatly from .intestinal 'and stomach disorders, which result- led In. hia .death. • Oeceaeed flearly all af his life in the London- "derrles,.'and'for a half century was engaged in the mercantile business -Jn Palmyra and CampbelHown: Mastersonville and Florin, Lancaster Bounty, Pa. ;At the age of 22 years he became "totally blind and remained in that condition for a period of eight months., when an operation at the University of Pennsylvania, partialo f 'restored the sight of one eye. With •o~ne eye gone and the other one in a •gYeatly.weakened state, Mr. Wettmer •-'made hie way thru the 'world bv 'bheer pluck and grim determination. -, ' Scrupulously honest in all his ''dealings with his fellowmen, he pro->- 'noreti' arid acquired a home for him-. ' "eelf and those dependent,, on him. ' '- He never married and leaves > to Survive him his' sisters Elizabeth ,'Weltmeir, of Palmyra, who nursed \hijn in his last days; Mrs. Henry H. Herr, Annville; Mrs. Myers R. Stoii- ''er, ^ Oley; Berks County; former '/Register of Wills, Ulrich Weltmer, , Palmyra; Harry H. Weltmer, Springfield, Ohio. He embraced the faith

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  1. Lebanon Semi-Weekly News,
  2. 26 Jul 1920, Mon,
  3. Page 9

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